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Carnival song launched to combat sexual harassment

A new Carnival song entitled ‘Ben je oké?’ (‘Are you okay?’) has been launched by Rutgers, a sexual health organisation. The ‘Are you okay?’...
Corona Press conference Rutte and De Jonge - May 6

Dutch ease lockdown measures, masks mandatory on public transport

Tonight, Dutch Prime Minister Rutte presented a 'roadmap' containing the gradual phasing out of anti-corona measures. "As fast as possible, but not faster than justified,"...
Park Hilaria

MPs: ‘Why no Park Hilaria?’

Christian Democrats (CDA) in the Dutch House of Representatives also want to know why Park Hilaria will not be held this year. Last week, the...

Eindhoven institutions question the burka ban

Several hospitals in the region and bus operator Hermes are raising their eyebrows about the 'burka ban' that will take effect on Thursday. Companies in...
Zwarte Piet

Anti-Zwarte Piet march only allowed on Stadhuisplein

The action group, Kick Out Zwarte Piet (KOZP) is only allowed to demonstrate on Eindhoven's Stadhuisplein on Saturday. This is Mayor John Jorritsma's decision, a...
Jorritsma

Mayor thanks Eindhoven for understanding and support

Mayor John Jorritsma has thanked Eindhoven for understanding and support in these unusual times. The Mayor wrote a special message which was shared online and...

Groenlinks and PvdA want ecolabels for airport

The Eindhoven fractions of Groenlinks (Green Left Party) and PvdA (Labour Party) want Eindhoven Airport to use a system with eco-labels. Such a system should...
Tuition fee - non-european students

Non-European students demand Netherlands to cut tuition fee as corona crisis drags on

A group of Non-European students asked Netherlands government to reduce tuition, as their financial situations have been seriously affected by the ongoing corona crisis. Eindhoven...

Homelessness figures double

Numbers of homeless people are on the rise in the Netherlands, including in Eindhoven. Centraal Bureau voor de Statistiek (Central Bureau for Statistics) reported that...
Eindhoven Central Station

Jorritsma: “That third station is coming”

If it were up to Mayor John Jorritsma, Eindhoven would have a third train station. That is what he said at the official opening...

Vice Mayor Thijs: “Paint the city green”

Rik Thijs, Vice Mayor, Eindhoven, handles the energy, sustainability, public spaces and climate change portfolios. This June, Thijs completed his first year...
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